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Monica
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
47
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used 40,000 KES to boost my new shop that I had started with the token, bought a second hand sewing machine at 8,000 KES then used the remaining 2,000 KES on transportation.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am no longer worried or stressed of how to generate income because I now have my small businesses.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my Token payment on treatment for my sickly husband for 4,000 KES and purchase of iron sheets for 6,000 KES
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on putting up a new house and starting a business.
 
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access_time over 8 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to buy bulls and oxen plough that I will use to plough my farm. I also plan to spend the transfer to construct a bigger house to accommodate my family. I also plan to spend the transfer to boost my business which I recently started.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have managed to save the little money that I get and started a small retail shop which I hope to expand in future.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is scarcity of water. I live in a water - stress area whereby we have to go for long distances to fetch water.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I manage to get a little profit from my business. I feel very happy because I hope to buy food for my children.